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Checklist of Preparation for Wedding PhotographyLet’ face it. Wedding photography isn’t a sort of pursuit that is for the weak heart. Wedding photography requires a whole lot more than just the knowledge of how to operate a camera or how to make a decent exposure. It requires exemplary interpersonal skills, excellent time management abilities, planning and above all the ability... Read more »
Protecting Your Photos in the Digital WorldDifferent techniques of protecting your photos: Watermarking Watermarking is one of the most common methods of protecting your photos in the digital world. Almost everyone does it and with varying degrees of intensity and success. The simplest way to place a watermark is to create an action in Photoshop or use the default watermark option... Read more »
Correct Framing in Portrait PhotographyFraming is an integral part of the whole process of image making. Be it landscapes, or portraits or anything in between, composition and proper framing brings out the best in a scene and in a subject. We have a decent idea what composition is. But what is framing? Read more...
The Essential Guide to Posing the GroomA ton has been written and said about the essential aspects of posing the bride. However, nobody seems to pay much attention to posing the groom. The thought process always is - "Well, he is the groom. How difficult can it be to pose and make a few quick portrait shots?" Well, guys tend to be just as nervous as gals, especially on the big day. There would be butterflies in the stomach. A little bit of help and some prior research work wouldn’t do any harm. Neither would some experience in posing the groom on his big day. Read more...
How Real Estate Photo Editing Services Help to Sell Your Properties?Looking to put your home up for sale? Planing to move to a bigger home for your growing family and looking to sale your old house to pay off? If your answer to the above is in the affirmative you may want to continue reading. We are going to discuss about real estate photo editing services. Many a times property owners don’t quite realize why their property put on listing never gets the desired attention. And this is despite the good construction quality and a favorable neighborhood. The reason 9 out of 10 times is because of poor quality images they used on their listing. Read more...
Getting Started in Street PhotographyChoose the Right Lens The right lens is a matter of ambiguity as there are different schools of thought as to which is the best street photography lens. People have shot with the 50mm, the 35mm and even the 16-35mm with great success. I can’t put my finger on any one of these and say... Read more »
Should I Upgrade my Camera Body or my Lens?It is all too common for a wide range of emotions to complicate the decision to upgrade the body of a camera. Perhaps there are fond memories associated with the camera, or maybe the familiarity has made it especially simple to use. Unfortunately, it is sometimes necessary to set nostalgia aside in order to recognize... Read more »
A Beginner’s Guide to Shoot Environmental PortraitsAs a genre, environmental portraits are a challenge of sorts for most photographers. It is because it involves bringing into focus the environment where the subject is rather than just focusing on the subject alone. These images capture the regular working environment of the subject or where the subject lives. In other words, environmental portraits... Read more »